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Talostolida teres

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lexID:
12325 
AphiaID:
580709 
Scientific:
Talostolida teres 
German:
Zulaufende Kaurie 
English:
Tapering Cowrie 
Category:
Lumache 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Littorinimorpha (Order) > Cypraeidae (Family) > Talostolida (Genus) > teres (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Gmelin, ), 1791 
Occurrence:
Lembeh Strait, Comores, Mozambique, Tansania, Somalia, Réunion , Panama, Africa occidentale, Australia, Filippine, Galapagos , Hawaii, Indonesia, Indopacifico, Kenia, Madagascar, Mar rosso, Mauritius, Nuova Zelanda, Pacifico occidentale, Pacifico orientale, Seychelles, Sudafrica 
Sea depth:
3 - 45 Meter 
Size:
2,5 cm - 4,5 cm 
Temperature:
°C - 28°C 
Food:
Zoobenthos, Predatory, omnivore, algae grazer, epiphytes feeder 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for aquarium keeping 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-08-18 13:53:54 

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Talostolida teres (Gmelin, 1791)

Shell is very variable in pattern and colour. The shape may be cylindrical or sub-cylindrical.

Very similat to Talostolida pellucens.

Synonymised names:
Blasicrura teres (Gmelin, 1791)
Blasicrura teres teres (Gmelin, 1791)
Cribraria teres (Gmelin, 1791)
Cypraea faedata Sulliotti, 1911
Cypraea subfasciata Link, 1807
Cypraea tabescens Dillwyn, 1817
Cypraea tabescens var. alveolus Tapparone-Canefri, 1882
Cypraea tabescens var. elaoides Melvill, 1888
Cypraea teres Gmelin, 1791
Cypraea teres teres Gmelin, 1791
Talostolida teres teres (Gmelin, 1791)· accepted, alternate representation

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